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Go Seigen

Chinese-Japanese go player

1914   -   2014

country of citizenship: Republic of China, Japan, Taiwan
native language: Chinese
languages spoken, written or signed: Chinese, Japanese
occupation: Go professional
award received: Order of the Rising Sun, 3rd class, honorary doctor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
student of: Kensaku Segoe

Wu Qingyuan (Chinese: 吳清源) (June 12, 1914 – November 30, 2014), better known by the Japanese pronunciation of his name, Go Seigen (ご せいげん), was a Chinese-born Japanese master of the game of Go. He is considered by many players to have been the greatest Go player in the 20th century.
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